16 Games Like Heroes of Might and Magic

Games Like Heroes of Might and Magic Our collection of games like Heroes of Might and Magic features other challenging fantasy turn based strategy games.

With dozens of games released since its initial launch in 1995 the Heroes of Might and Magic series boasts games on many platforms along with plenty of spin-off titles that utilise similar turn based mechanics in a fantasy setting.

With this turn based strategy core players spend their time in the Might and Magic series gathering resources, recruiting armies to fight for them, moving around the map and engaging in combat with other fantasy civilisations. A recurring theme of the franchise is blending RPG and strategy mechanics through a hero system which lets players customise hero units to lead their army to victory with varies artefacts, spells and stats.

The games like Heroes of Might and Magic that you’ll find in our collection below focus on other fantasy based games of a turn based or general strategy nature that require you to manage resources, units and heroes.

Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin offers solo and co-operative gameplay that blends fantasy, strategy and role playing together within a single universe. Marking the fourth title in this franchise of titles players familiar with Divinity will find themselves within familiar territory while still being approachable to the first time Divinity player. With a living and breathing game world you can make a name for yourself and direct the course of this adventure one tactical turn at a time. Set in a game world...[Read Review]

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Master of Magic

Master of Magic is one of the older turn based strategy games with 4X elements being released in 1994 and since revived through the impressive game library of GOG.com. Master of Magic features a fantasy theme focused on the world of magic with the player taking control of a wizard as he attempts to take over two worlds that are linked together by special portals (known as Towers of Wizadry). These two worlds are named Myrror and Arcanus, with the latter being very much like Earth with a variety ...[Read Review]

9.3 User Avg (17 votes)

Europa Universalis IV

Europa Universalis IV continues the success of the grand strategy series developed by Paradox with another strategic challenge based on trade, administration, politics and battle. As the fourth game in the series it aims to be one of the best Europa titles yet with improvements to the core foundation of the original games that retains strategy while exploring fresh ideas. For Europa Universalis IV many of these enhancements focus on bringing the game complexity down to attract new players to the...[Read Review]

8.8 User Avg (16 votes)


Dofus is a turn based MMORPG that started in French in 2004 and quickly expanded to other languages from the initial success. Further than this the story of the Dofus universe has been expanded with spin off games such as Wakfu and other media. Set in The World of Twelve which is named after the 12 gods of the universe the range of environments on offer in Dofus is high with many well carefully designed biomes and locations to explore. Your main objective as you step into this world is to hunt f...[Read Review]

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King’s Bounty: The Legend

King’s Bounty: The Legend sends you on an adventure that featured tactical turn based combat and all the role playing elements you need to make the story your own. It’s a potent mix of real-time adventure and strategic turn based battles in this 2008 released video game title that draws inspiration from a franchise dating back to the 1990s of gaming. Ultimately your role in this fantasy themed world is one of a treasure seeker on behalf of the king that pulls players into a deeper pl...[Read Review]

8.2 User Avg (6 votes)

Therian Saga

Therian Saga offers players an intriguing mixture of MMORPG and sandbox gameplay as players create their unique hero while exploring, fighting, crafting, farming, hunting and other activities in the vast medieval era world. Those seeking something different from their gaming adventure will no doubt be hooked on this turn based like RPG that almost feels like a Dungeons & Dragons quest. While originally available through the browser on release the game has since transitioned to a downloadable...[Read Review]

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Age of Wonders III

Age of Wonders III re-energises the series with an offering that keeps the high fantasy theme of past titles but refines the 4X and turn based strategy elements for something fresh and different to the franchise. Released in 2014 you’ve got single player, multiplayer and co-operative gameplay all in one as you take control of your own race. Thrown into a leadership role as you explore, interact and fight your main goal is to expand your empire out of necessity of survival with threats from every...[Read Review]

8 User Avg (16 votes)

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard’s Throne

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard’s Throne builds on the adventure of the original Age of Wonders to deliver another solid mix of strategy and role playing with plenty of fantasy warfare in between. With a three year gap between releases (1999 to 2002) and the turn of the century in between offers plenty of improvements  some of which being driven by the rapid improvement in video game hardware. In this adventure players will join the elite ranks of an immortal wizards circle (Circle of Evermore) as...[Read Review]

8 User Avg (6 votes)


Crowntakers mixes several genres together to create an interesting blend of turn based combat, role playing and rogue-lite elements that will keep you hooked in that familiar cycle of playing just one more game. When it all comes together Crowntakers is a highly strategic and tactical challenge that will require experimentation and experience to achieve victory on your selected game platform. The fantasy like setting for your adventure is one you would have encountered before with a peaceful lan...[Read Review]

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Civilization V

The Civilization series has always been at the pinnacle of the 4X game genre and Civilization V is no exception to this rule expanding on the solid foundations set in previous games in the franchise while tweaking things as necessary to deliver some fresh strategy at the same time. Expanded with two expansion packs (Gods & Kings and Brave New World) that added additional civilizations to control and game mechanics Civilization V includes all the core aspects of a 4X strategy game. In Civiliz...[Read Review]

7.8 User Avg (9 votes)

Fantasy Wars

Fantasy Wars combines turn based and tactical gameplay with a mythical game world of humans, orcs, dwarves and elves at war with each other in the fantasy realm. With three campaigns that are connected together with a shared storyline of evil your Fantasy Wars adventure is packed full of single player strategy content. Primarily a turn based strategy experience within a fantasy world the story will take players across the human kingdom, dwarf citadel, elven forest and the lands of the orc clans....[Read Review]

7.8 User Avg (5 votes)


Wakfu is a free to play MMORPG that utilises a turn based tactical combat style with similarities and story links to Ankama Games other MMO title. Set over 1,000 years after the events of Dofus along with nearly a decade passing in real time you’ll find a modernised take on the familiar Dofus formula. Since its release in 2012 Wakfu has also been featured in various other game media including an animated television series that further expands on the game lore and core characters. The story...[Read Review]

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Expeditions: Conquistador

Expeditions: Conquistador is a historical turn based strategy experience with a focus on tactical role playing gameplay that will take you to a time long past. Released in 2013 players will also be required to balance their resources as they advance through a branching story adventure that requires you playing as a Spanish conquistador who embarks on an expedition in the early 1500s. While this story is fictional it draws real world inspiration and features real world location which adds an impo...[Read Review]

7.6 User Avg (15 votes)

Warlock: Master of the Arcane

Warlock: Master of the Arcane is a turn based game with some core similarities to the popular Civilization series albeit with a fantasy theme instead. Released in early 2012 by Paradox Interactive the game has since been expanded with a number of downloadable content pieces that build on the race and unit foundations of the core game to add additional strategy variety. Set in the same universe as the Majesty series of games from Paradox Interactive known as Ardania which features all manner of f...[Read Review]

7.4 User Avg (10 votes)

Eador: Genesis

Restore a universe split into shards across the Great Nothing in Eador: Genesis an experience that walks the line between Heroes of Might and Magic and the Civilization series to offer a turn based strategy framework. The level of depth and steep difficultly beyond the simple base mechanics will keep you engaged for hours on end as you jump from one shard to another optimising and tweaking your strategy to conquer the broken game world piece by piece and eventually inspired a sequel also based o...[Read Review]

7.3 User Avg (10 votes)

Braveland Wizard

Braveland Wizard builds on the original turn based adventure of Braveland by introducing a new Wizard hero for players to command into a consistent stream of turn based strategic fights. With plenty of other enhancements ensuring a longer and more satisfying adventure the game is bound to captivate fans of tactical turn based gaming and the original Braveland experience which offers a simplified entry into the genre. Available across multiple platforms and offering three different difficulty lev...[Read Review]

7.1 User Avg (8 votes)